Today, I was able to play around with some of the things I have seen in the Creative Jump Start 2013 videos. The very first video used double sided tape and embossing powder. It was a lot of fun, and I didn't actually make a project, but I made some tape and put it in my art journal, to keep a record of what I liked and didn't like.
I used the TTT tape, which has a plastic type of lining, instead of paper. So I had to cut it to remove parts from my tape after putting it on my craft mat. I didn't really care for the abrupt change from one color to the next.
On the second one, I started to 'mix' my embossing powder, and liked that look a lot better. I also put some glitter down on the tape first then covered it in EP. Not sure how I feel about that, the glitter does show a bit but not a lot. The third one, I removed the entire coating and just sprinkled a bit of EP over it, using 3 different colors... I like that one the most. I can see me doing a lot more of this technique when I want a cool embellishment using tape. Here is a picture of the 3 "tapes" I made. Even though I didn't use my tape for a project, I got to play a bit, and found what I liked and what I didn't like. I think the next time I try this, I will use some of my ScorTape, with a paper lining, and see if I like the looks of a "torn" edge better, and a thinner tape. I think you can get some interesting looks with this technique, playing around with colors.
I'm still learning how to use things here in Blogland... so I hope you can see this picture well enough to see what I did. I need to figure out how to make the image larger when you click on it, so you can get a good look at it.
I think the next time I get a chance to play, I'm going to try cutting out some shapes using my Silver Bullet Electronic Cutter, and the sheets of double sided adhesive, and see what I can come up with. I think a heart shape, with different colors of red EP would look really nice. The possibilities are endless!!! I hope I gave you a few ideas to try on your own, when you start playing around with your tape and embossing powders.